From Brendan Kelly of the Montreal Gazette:
Link: TV drama 21 Thunder explores the world of under-21 soccer in Montreal
“We realized very quickly that every Canadian can relate one way or another to soccer. Either you play it or you watch it or you watched Canada play in international tournaments or you love the Impact or you love Toronto FC. Also, look at any soccer field across Canada and that field reflects huge diversity, of cultural background, of different segments of society. That diversity is reflected in the show. So we thought it was the perfect pitch for a show that was simultaneously Canadian and exportable.” Continue reading.